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20 New Projects Selected - A.4 Terrestrial Ecology  (posted 2022-05-26)8th ABoVE Science Team Meeting + R2O Workshop – was held in Fairbanks, AK and virtually, May 9-13, 2022.  (posted 2022-03-11)OSPA Judges needed for ABoVE-related sessions at AGU  (posted 2021-12-10)New Opportunity in ROSES: A.49 Earth Science Applications: Equity and Environmental Justice – This new opportunity puts an emphasis on equity and environmental justice and includes elements complementary to ABoVE.
Closes: March 18, 2022  (posted 2021-12-09)
AGU Hyperwall Presentation - Thursday, Dec. 16, 11AM  (posted 2021-12-07)F.5 FINESST Graduate Student Research Final Text and Due Date Released! – ROSES-2021 Amendment 50 releases final text and due date for F.5 FINESST. Notices of Intent are not requested. Proposals are due February 11, 2022.  (posted 2021-12-02)NASA Earth Science Division Community Forum: Oct. 21, 2021 at 12:30pm ET. – NASA ESD leadership will update the community on the Earth System Observatory, the current Program of Record, and other Earth science news related to ESD.  (posted 2021-10-13)ABoVE Phase 3 Final Text and Due Dates Released – Notices of Intent are requested by September 15, 2021 and the due date for proposals is November 17, 2021.  (posted 2021-08-16)Regional Webinars – Occasional webinar series with particular focus on the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Alaska.  (posted 2021-08-12)ACCAP Webinar 7/13 at 10:00 am AKDT – "Using a random forest model to predict historical PM2.5 in Alaska" by Allison Baer. Registration required.  (posted 2021-07-07)2021 AGU Sessions of Interest to ABoVE  (posted 2021-06-22)Abstract Submission is Open! – 2021 Regional Conference on Permafrost and 19th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering. Virtual - October 24-29. Abstracts due July 15.  (posted 2021-06-09)7th ABoVE Science Team Meeting – Held virtually May 11 & 13, 2021. Presentations are available on the agenda.  (posted 2021-05-11)NASA Decadal Survey Community Forum (Virtual) – April 15, 2021. 1:00-3:00pm Eastern. For information on the Decadal, upcoming Community Forums, including teleconference and WebEx information, and to provide written feedback please refer to the Decadal Surveys web page.  (posted 2021-03-29)ABoVE Summer Internship Opportunities – The Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems Office is seeking two interns to help with the Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment activities for Summer 2021. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply for these paid virtual internship opportunities by 3/5/21.  (posted 2021-02-12)NASA Research Opportunity: Suomi NPP and JPSS Satellites Standard Products for Earth System Data Records – Optional notices of intent to propose are requested by January 27, 2021 and the due date for proposals is March 10, 2021.  (posted 2020-11-24)NASA Research Opportunity: The Science of Terra, Aqua, and Suomi-NPP--Proposals due Feb. 24, 2021 – ROSES-2020 Program Element A.33 The Science of Terra, Aqua, and Suomi-NPP solicits proposals to conduct integrative research using the data and products resulting from the Terra, Aqua, Suomi NPP, and JPSS (T/A/SNPP/JPSS) satellites. In addition, this program element aims to support the work of science discipline teams integrated across the T/A/SNPP/JPSS satellites (see Section 3 of this program element). This program element also provides an opportunity to develop new products for T/A/SNPP/JPSS by combining or fusing multi-sensor and multi-platform data, or by developing innovative approaches to data retrievals.  (posted 2020-11-24)NASA Graduate NRA proposal due date is Feb. 4, 2021. Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) – An optional pre-proposal teleconference is scheduled November 17, 2020 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. No earlier than 30 minutes prior to the start time, call 1-888-994-8796 (U.S.-only Toll Free) or 1-517-308-9203 (U.S. Toll) and use Participant Passcode: 3134590.  (posted 2020-11-03)Now Available: March 2019 Forest Fire Research Workshop Final Report  (posted 2020-10-07)COVID Salary Flexibility Extension for NASA SMD Grants – Because the government-wide flexibility in OMB memo M-20-26 ended on 9/30/20, NASA has issued Grant Notice 20-02 allowing us, on a case-by-case basis, to extend this flexibility so grantees may continue to pay salaries.  (posted 2020-10-01)Extended Due Date for NASA New (Early Career) Investigator Program in Earth Science – ROSES-2020 Amendment 53 delays the proposal due date for proposals to A.32 New (Early Career) Investigator Program in Earth Science to give more time for proposers displaced by fires in the west. Proposals are now due October 6, 2020.  (posted 2020-09-15)NASA Research Opportunity: ROSES-2020 Amendment 49 releases final text for A.5 Carbon Cycle Science. Notices of intent are requested by September 28, 2020 and the due date for proposals is December 3, 2020. – ROSES-2020 Program Element A.5 Carbon Cycle Science solicits proposals for research focused on carbon stocks and fluxes between and within freshwater, marine systems, and land ecosystems, and their exchange with the atmosphere. It also targets improving understanding of carbon cycle processes and feedbacks in critical ecosystems that are particularly vulnerable to environmental change. Substantive use of remote sensing and/or airborne data is required in all studies.  (posted 2020-08-26)SAVE THE DATE! 7th ABoVE Science Team Meeting and Research to Operations Workshop – to be held in Fairbanks, AK (circumstances permitting) with a virtual element May 10-14, 2021  (posted 2020-08-18)ABoVE Internship Presentations – View the schedule here  (posted 2020-08-05)NASA Call for Expression of Interest (EOI) – for augmentations and funded extensions to existing funded awards to help make up for increased costs directly attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. EOIs are due August 21, 2020 to help estimate the size of this new program.  (posted 2020-08-03)AGU 2020 ABoVE Session/Panel - Abstracts due July 29 – GC014 - Arctic and Boreal Social-Ecological Systems as Testbeds and Forerunners of Knowledge Co-Production  (posted 2020-07-01)AGU 2020 ABoVE Session - Abstracts due July 29 – B077 - The Resilience and Vulnerability of Arctic and Boreal Ecosystems to Climate Change  (posted 2020-07-01)2020 AGU Sessions of Interest to ABoVE  (posted 2020-06-26)First Plenary Surface Topography and Vegetation (STV) Workshop – Thursday, July 9, 8:00am - 1:00pm PT / 11:00am - 4:00pm ET  (posted 2020-06-17)NASA Research Announcement for Commercial Smallsat Data Analysis – Mandatory Notices of Intent are due July 1, 2020 and 5-page proposals are due September 1, 2020. Click on title to see full announcement.  (posted 2020-06-16)NASA Science Mission Directorate Releases New Science Plan: Science 2020-2024: A Vision for Scientific Excellence – Members of the science community are invited to download the Science Mission Directorate's (SMD's) newest version of its Science Plan, Science 2020-2024: A Vision for Scientific Excellence, at  (posted 2020-05-29)Now Available: 2020 Polar Technology Conference Presentations and Recordings  (posted 2020-05-11)ABoVE 6th Science Team Meeting – June 1-4, 2020 (Virtual)  (posted 2020-04-08)ABoVE Cancellations in Response to COVID-19  (posted 2020-04-02)Grants and Research during the COVID-19 Epidemic, FAQ Version 4.4 (31 March 2020)  (posted 2020-03-31)NASA ROSES 2020 Released – NASA's Science Mission Directorate (SMD) announces the release of its annual omnibus solicitation for basic and applied research, Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES) 2020 as NNH20ZDA001N on or about February 14, 2020, on the NSPIRES web page.  (posted 2020-02-15)Congratulations to Laura Prugh – on being named recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor given by the U.S. government to early career scientists and engineers.  (posted 2019-11-18)NEW RELEASE – Opportunities to Apply Remote Sensing in Boreal/Arctic Wildfire Management & Science: A Workshop Report  (posted 2019-11-18)Understanding Northern Latitude Vegetation Greening and Browning: Proceedings of a Workshop – A public webinar summarizing the workshop proceedings will be held on May 14 at 3:00 pm ET  (posted 2019-11-18)19 New ABoVE Phase 2 Projects  (posted 2019-11-18)NASA Group Achievement Award  (posted 2019-11-18)2017 Arctic Report Card – Visual Highlights  (posted 2019-11-18)Planned call for Joint NASA and ISRO airborne L+S Band SAR over North America in advance of NISAR via ROSES-2019  (posted 2019-11-18)